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11.4: Sponges

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collar cell

Specialized cells that filter out food particles, such as bacteria; characteristic of sponges.

endoskeleton

Internal skeleton that provides support and protection.

filter feeder

Animal that obtains organic matter for nutrition by filtering particles out of water.

osculum

Opening through which water flows out of a sponge; excurrent pore.

Porifera

Invertebrate phylum of sponges; have a non-bony endoskeleton and are sessile as adults.

sessile

Unable to move from place to place.

spicules

The sponge endoskeleton that consists of short, sharp rods.

spongin

Tough protein that makes up spicules.

spongocoel

Large, central cavity of a sponge.

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